Articles on PR for People

“Time Wounds All Heels!”

“Time Wounds All Heels!” This play on an old cliché says it all about Donald Trump’s likely future.  Here is just a peek at the legal mine-field and other sand traps that lie ahead for him.


Demagogues vs. (Small “d”) Democrats

Donald Trump has taught us an all-important civics lesson. Shame on us if we forget it and don’t act to prevent an encore.


The #TrumpCrimeFamily!

For the past year, Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, and a number of other Republican operatives have been spreading the canard that the Bidens represent a criminal enterprise.  Seriously!  It’s time to pin the tail on the right donkey.  In fact, it’s an elephant! 


It’s Time to Call it What it Is: “Treason”

It’s especially egregious (and punishable) when the perpetrator is the President of the United States.  He has betrayed his oath, his country, and the generations that have built it.


Does Democracy Have a Soul?

Does Democracy Have a Soul? It has to do with how the citizens view themselves, and their society, and how they relate to their government – and vice versa.  It is a shared state of mind.


The Psychopathology of Fascism

The Psychopathology of Fascism Shakespeare nailed it in Julius Caesar: “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves…” Enter Donald Trump, stage right.


The Putin Tapes

Not since the Watergate tapes has there been such a trove of direct evidence about a President’s private conduct.  It could well be that Trump is a puppet of Putin.  Or maybe not. Either way, the Putin tapes will be historic, if they survive.


A Strategic Plan for the Year 3000? Surely, You’re Joking!

The first five million years of our evolution went very well, overall. The next 980 years could be a problem.


Is Donald Trump Doing Fascism? The Answer is Yes, but Poorly

His crypto fascism has done a lot of damage to our democracy, but he is also failing at it –for various reasons. If there were a fascist hall of fame, Donald Trump would certainly be qualified for membership.  Where do we begin?Trump has been notably less successful at it than his notorious predecessors and contemporaries – at least so far.  There are a number of reasons for this.


Western Democracy Versus the “Chinese Model”: Does it Matter?

The bottom-line test for any government is procuring the “common good.”  China has excelled at it.  Our democracy has faltered.  What is to be done?